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General comments for this week:

There were still a number of discussions about the release of The Great Hack. @Paul-Olivier Dehaye in particular reported on his interview on RT.com and a blog post was created to join the conversation.


Noteworthy Information
The YouTubers Union Is Not Messing Around
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

The move is one of the most significant organized labor actions taken by creators on the platform, and puts some actual union power behind what has thus far been a nascent and disorganized movement.

A MyData Eco-system View
Iain

I was thinking about the many different components required to create a data eco-system that genuinely enables individuals and came up with the diagram described on my blog.

Tech Killed Privacy: Can Policy Save it?
Göran Wågström

Governments need to start treating people like citizens, not consumers, and enact laws that protect citizens’ rights to privacy over a business’ right to profits.

Apple joins Google, Facebook, and Twitter in data-sharing project
teemu.ropponen

The Data Transfer Project wants to make it easy to move data between services but be sure to read comments from Paul-Olivier Dehaye and Lasse Rouhiainen on the data-sharing project as well!


Questions Asked
Comment on the human rights impacts of algorithmic systems
Charlie - AfroLeadership

he Steering Committee on Media and Information Society (CDMSI) invites comments from the public on one draft text that was prepared by one of its sub-ordinate bodies and is meant to be adopted by the Committee of Ministers in early 2020. The draft recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to member states on the human rights impacts of algorithmic systems was prepared by the Committee of Experts on Human Rights Dimensions of Automated Data Processing and Different Forms of Artificial Intelligence (MSI-AUT). The experts will meet again in September to review all comments received and to finalise the draft ahead of its review by the CDMSI in December. Comments should be provided through email.


Apps & Services
Whaller
Matthias De Bièvre

What are your main problems about Whaller? Is anybody else having some? Would be great to have your contributions on the subjects that matter the most to you ! We would love to have maximum of content by our first deadline 21st of August!

The Global Data Management Community
Dixon

Wondering if any MyData members also participate in the following community? It might be great to spread our ideas to them.


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*Every friday afternoon, the @staff-members gathers on Slack to celebrate the past week* This week, we’ll try making this an open call - feel free to join. The agenda will be simple: 1. Opening round 2. DONE - What have we done this week that we want to celebrate? (Can be even small small things that have been a stone in our shoes) 3. LEARN - What have we learned this week? What info do we want to share? 4. THANK YOU - Who would you like to give extra thanks to this week? 5. Closing round The call will take 45-60 mins.

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